MLB Draftkings Picks for Apr 25, 2024

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


Pitchers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Freddy Peralta MIL $11,800 23.23 1.97
Zack Wheeler PHI $10,000 21.83 2.18
Jose Berrios TOR $9,400 18.54 1.97
Justin Verlander HOU $8,800 18.31 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Simeon Woods Richardson MIN $4,000 15.75 3.94
Cole Ragans KC $8,300 18.12 2.18
Zack Wheeler PHI $10,000 21.83 2.18
Triston McKenzie CLE $7,700 16.46 2.14

Catcher

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $9,600 10.08 1.05
Cal Raleigh SEA $4,100 9.14 2.23
J.T. Realmuto PHI $5,000 7.95 1.59
Ryan Jeffers MIN $3,800 7.89 2.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luke Maile CIN $2,400 5.75 2.39
Cal Raleigh SEA $4,100 9.14 2.23
Austin Barnes LAD $2,700 5.80 2.15
Andrew Knizner TEX $2,700 5.77 2.14

First Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
William Contreras MIL $9,600 10.08 1.05
Bryce Harper PHI $6,000 9.48 1.58
Cal Raleigh SEA $4,100 9.14 2.23
Josh Naylor CLE $5,300 9.05 1.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luke Maile CIN $2,400 5.75 2.39
Joey Meneses WSH $3,100 7.18 2.32
Cal Raleigh SEA $4,100 9.14 2.23
Austin Barnes LAD $2,700 5.80 2.15

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Second Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jose Altuve HOU $5,600 10.03 1.79
Marcus Semien TEX $5,400 8.90 1.65
Edouard Julien MIN $3,800 8.72 2.29
Brice Turang MIL $6,600 8.38 1.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nicky Lopez CWS $2,100 5.82 2.77
Luis Garcia Jr. WSH $3,300 7.61 2.31
Adam Frazier KC $2,700 6.22 2.30
Edouard Julien MIN $3,800 8.72 2.29

Short Stop

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,900 13.11 2.22
Bobby Witt Jr. KC $6,100 10.47 1.72
Trea Turner PHI $6,200 10.33 1.67
CJ Abrams WSH $4,800 10.32 2.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willi Castro MIN $2,700 7.56 2.80
Elly De La Cruz CIN $5,900 13.11 2.22
CJ Abrams WSH $4,800 10.32 2.15
Ha-Seong Kim SD $4,500 9.13 2.03

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Third Base

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alec Bohm PHI $4,500 9.63 2.14
Ryan McMahon COL $5,200 8.85 1.70
Rafael Devers BOS $5,000 8.54 1.71
Jose Ramirez CLE $5,900 8.49 1.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Mendick CWS $2,700 6.65 2.46
Tyler Wade SD $2,900 6.52 2.25
Luis Urias SEA $2,800 6.10 2.18
Alec Bohm PHI $4,500 9.63 2.14

Outfield

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Esteury Ruiz OAK $8,800 10.53 1.20
Juan Soto NYY $10,000 10.19 1.02
Adolis Garcia TEX $5,500 10.02 1.82
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD $6,000 9.71 1.62
Evan Carter TEX $4,300 9.69 2.25
Wilyer Abreu BOS $3,500 9.67 2.76
Yordan Alvarez HOU $5,500 9.57 1.74
Julio Rodriguez SEA $5,000 9.50 1.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andy Pages LAD $3,000 9.46 3.15
Hunter Goodman COL $2,500 7.04 2.81
Wilyer Abreu BOS $3,500 9.67 2.76
Trevor Larnach MIN $3,100 8.15 2.63
Rob Refsnyder BOS $2,900 7.37 2.54
Kevin Pillar CWS $2,500 6.29 2.52
Daulton Varsho TOR $3,500 8.79 2.51
Tyler Freeman CLE $3,100 7.76 2.50

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.